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Identity Theft, Cyber Stalking and Cyber Hacking

Hours: 16
Tuition: $300.00

High-tech identity theft, cyber stalking and cyber hacking have been referred to as the fastest-growing crimes in the U.S. today. Identity theft and the resultant credit card fraud have been called "an epidemic" and "a new challenge for law enforcement."This class educates all law enforcement officers, regardless of prior computer knowledge, how cyber criminals utilize the internet to commit these crimes. Class participants gain practical experience regarding these crimes through utilization of our mobile computer lab.

Topics Covered

  • How easily social security numbers and other personal identifiers can be obtained
  • How data mining for information is accomplished
  • Computer intrusion
  • Methods used to stalk and harass victims using electronic media
  • Methods to protect yourself and the public from being victimized
  • Techniques utilized to determine what personal information of yours is already online
  • Basic procedures to use when investigating these types of crimes
  • How to establish a crime prevention program for victims of electronic crime
  • How to prepare a computer crime case for prosecution

  **Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

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Fax: (630) 942-3766


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